A New Chance To Delay ICANN's Expansion Plan

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 1:10 PM EST) -- On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Senate Commerce Committee will conduct a hearing investigating the need for a delay in the implementation of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ major expansion of global Internet addresses (top-level domains).

Brand owners in the insurance and energy industries and in most other industry sectors have long feared that the expansion will substantially increase the costs of vigilance over their brands and company names and increase the risks of piracy and fraud involving imitations and impersonations of their brands...
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